Moon In The Mirror

Guitar chords transcribed by Mark Domyancich  Printer-friendly version of this piece
Tuning: CGCGCC   "Joni" Tuning: C75750

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Moon In The Mirror
Transcribed by Mark Domyancich (

Tuning: CGCGCC

Notes: On chord shapes like 050550 or 050540, it's not entirely necessary to
fret the 5th string; it's a slightly complex chord to play and with so much of a
drone effect going on in this song, it's easier to just leave it out.


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Verse 1:

Moon in the mirror

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Won't you stay a while tonight  

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All things of beau   - ty

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Are     too soon out of sight

I know it's a selfish plea

You must light the hearts of more than me

There's a girl at her window

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Now she's trying to catch your eye

But alas, pretty stranger

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You must keep on pass - ing     by

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Moon in the mirror

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I don't know   you

Just a re - flection

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Of kisses  and whispers and indigo skies

Moon in the mirror

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Look be - low      you

Moon's looking back

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And they're loving and longing and telling no lies

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Verse 2:

Moon in the mirror
I will ask you one more time
Not for a reason
And not for a rhyme
But please tell me if you can
Have you seen a moonlit man?
He's so very like you
You could see him from afar
Perhaps he's misplaced moonbeam
Or a banished star
Moon in the mirror
You're so like it
Light up the room for an hour
A smile or the beat of my heart
Oh how my heart tried to fight him
Fight against mirrors
Of moonlight and lovelight
You're lost from the start,

From the start

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004040 (slow strum, bottom to top strings)


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